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What are we teaching our children?

A couple days ago I reposted a story on Facebook about Ann Coulter and her use of the word “Retarded” in a not so recent rant. It was a response penned by John Franklin Stephens, the Global Messenger for the Special Olympics in Virginia. You can find that here if you need the reference to it.  […]

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To whom it may concern…

I feel I owe some of you an apology. I really don’t know where to begin, but I know I simply can’t do this. I can’t run all over a town I no longer live in and rustle up a big to do about autism awareness this year. You have no idea how much of […]

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New Year…New School.

In our last post I mentioned the problems with aggression that Charlie was having at his school.  Since then we’ve had two different IEP meetings to track the behaviors and to try and develop a plan to handle them.  Although I feel like we had a good team in place at the school he started last fall, […]

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Schools, Hormones, and Bears…OH MY!

  I haven’t updated the page because I frankly didn’t know what to say. I still don’t, but if I keep bottling it all up eventually I’m gonna make a beeline through crazy and land straight up insane. We can’t have that. Not today! Charlie was suspended from school today. He has had five accident […]

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It’s not just about educating the children…

When I began this proactive stance and tried to become involved in the Bear’s education, something occurred to me. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing! I probably sat through at least 2 IEP meetings before I ever knew what IEP stood for. Sad I know, but it doesn’t make it any less […]

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